The ex-Ivory Coast international looks set to restart his career in the English capital, although it will not be under former mentor Manuel Pellegrini
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Yaya Toure has passed a medical in London and is "close to signing a new contract", the player's agent has claimed.
Toure, 35, has been a free agent since leaving Manchester City at the end of last season.
The Ivory Coast star was linked with a move to West Ham to reunite with former City manager Manuel Pellegrini, but the Hammers boss dismissed those rumours two weeks ago.